The Social Enterprise Review: Second Edition

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We are pleased to announce the release of the second edition of The Social Enterprise Review! View the January 2014 edition here.  Social Enterprise Review January 2014

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Impact Report: Cooperativa Agricola Chinantlan


By Gail Batutis  In Chinandega, Nicaragua, the harvest has come in. As a recipient of a grant from the Social Enterprise Institute, the Chinantlan Agricultural Cooperative and its 40 small farmers can celebrate the rewards of their hard work – bushels of Jamaica rose and papaya, which will be sold to both local consumers and nationally, through contacts […]

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Leveraging Educational Technologies for Student Achievement


By Olivia Allen Today, science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are crucial fields when it comes to driving innovation, yet businesses in the United States are finding it increasingly difficult to recruit qualified STEM employees into their workforce due to a skills gap. According to the Gates Foundation, just 25% of high school graduates in the […]

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“Breaking News: 85 People Own Half the World….”


By Dennis Shaughnessy  The latest story of global inequality comes from Oxfam International this week: 85 people own as much of the world’s wealth has the 3.5 billion poorest people, or the bottom half of the planet. As for inequality in the US:  95% of the income gaps in recent years have gone to the top […]

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Enterprise Feature: REMOTE


By Becky Darling  REMOTE (Reintegration, Education, Mentoring, Opportunity Through Entrepreneurship) is a social business focused on the entrepreneurial education of marginalized populations: incarcerated persons, those transitioning out of prison, and persons transitioning out of homelessness. The program consists of a six-month entrepreneurial education program, followed by a 2–3 month incubator program to get businesses off the […]

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Heart Capital: Impact Investing in the Western Cape

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By Anahi Santoyo  When I was asked to write about my co-op at Heart Capital, an impact investment company based in Cape Town, South Africa, I was very overwhelmed since there were many experiences I wanted to share. Should I start by mentioning the thrilling, fun, and creative work-environment of the organization? Should I give a […]

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